Pregnancy and neonatology 382

Module code BOK 382
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

(a) Pregnancy
(b) Neonatology
The study of the natural physiological complexes and pathological conditions concerning pregnancy and birth. Different learning opportunities and situations are used, including prenatal clinics, labour wards and neonatal units. Emphasis is placed on acquiring scientifically-based information, as well as important practical and clinical skills. The behavioural sciences are also included in the block, as well as the social, family and community-related aspects.
(c) Growth and development (2 weeks)
A study of the unique aspects of the physical growth and neuro-development of a normal child. Learning opportunities are presented to the student to identify problems concerning growth and development, as well evaluating and handling children with abnormal growth and development. Emphasis is placed on the prevention, evaluation and handling, as well as the effective treatment with a decided result. This block integrates with the previous block in order to enable the student to understand the continuum of growth and neuro-development from the prenatal to the post-natal milieu.

Module credits 55.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites BOK 280, GNK 288, BOK 284, GPS 280, GNK 283, GNK 286, (BOK 281 or (BOK 285, BOK 287)), LCP 280
Contact time 12 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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